• Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals
Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals

But she got through it - aided by a net-cord victor on her first set point in the tiebreak - and cruised in the third for a 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-0 win against the Ukrainian who handed Halep her lone defeat in the month of May in the Italian Open final.

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  • Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of Champions Trophy with knee injury
Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of Champions Trophy with knee injury

We just have to go out there, just express ourselves and be aggressive". That gave all of us the confidence to start striking the ball well, but initially the openers gave us a good start as well. Despite the outstanding bowling and batting, Indian players were sloppy on the field as they missed several chances throughout the match . However, th...

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  • Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1
Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

Rain most of Monday kept the crowd outside from reaching the more than 50,000 who turned Saturday night for the first Stanley Cup final game in Tennessee. The seven-game series is now a best of three. Fleury shut out the Capitals in Game 7 of the second round in what might have been the best playoff performance of his career.

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  • Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three
Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three

Golden State has a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Up to this point, the two teams have virtually followed the same script as past year. The Warriors have not lost in the postseason since their three straight setbacks against the Cavaliers in Games 5-7 of the 2016 NBA Finals .

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  • Pat Riley jokes of stealing Magic Johnson's Lakers 'treasure'
Pat Riley jokes of stealing Magic Johnson's Lakers 'treasure'

Not surprisingly, the Warriors' Draymond Green offered a different take, after being apprised of Johnson's comments. That dominance has other teams in the league altering their plans in free agency and approach to the NBA Draft , including Lakers coach Luke Walton, who admitted on the Bleacher Report's "The Full 48" podcast that accelerating...

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  • Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks
Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Rick Porcello was roughe up by the Yankees . NY stopped Boston's three-game winning streak and reopened a two-game lead over the second-place Red Sox in the AL East . Sanchez was 1-for-16 until that RBI single. This Yankee supporter couldn't quite be the hero Carter needed. But after recording one out in the seventh, Red Sox manager Jo...

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  • Arsene Wenger 'working every day' to strengthen Arsenal team
Arsene Wenger 'working every day' to strengthen Arsenal team

Kolasinac left Schalke this summer to join Arsenal on a free transfer, with Arsene Wenger stating that the Bosnia global can play either on the flank or as part of his new-look three-man defence. "I thought that as I couldn't play, I'd travel with the fans, so I could see what they do for us". Wenger is keen to have all of his new signings in...

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  • ABC is off and running with NBA Finals
ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

Game 3 is tonight, and if LeBron has another quiet 4th quarter and the Cavs lose, we're going to spend all summer talking about Father Time. James shook off a knee-buckling blow to the chin while scoring 39 and Kyrie Irving added 38 for the Cavs, who took a 113-107 lead with 3:09 left on J.R.

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  • Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

The Penguins thought Craig Smith interfered with Murray with a slash and by bumping into the goalie's head, but the goal was ruled legal. According to Cook, Fleury privately "seethed" over the change, but didn't show it, and the substitution seemed to spark the Penguins to overcome a 2-1 series deficit to the Senators.

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  • Murray ousts del Potro and his 'very manly grunt' at French
Murray ousts del Potro and his 'very manly grunt' at French

It was a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics gold-medal final won by Murray. I have been playing great, great points during whole the first set. The loss of the opening set seemed to deflate Del Potro, and Murray won 7-6 (8) 7-5 6-0 to advance to the fourth round at Roland Garros.

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  • Murray books Wawrinka showdown at French Open
Murray books Wawrinka showdown at French Open

Men's world No. 1 Andy Murray secured his place in the last eight at the French Open with a sweep over Karen Khachanov on Monday, setting up a quarter-final clash with Asian top-ranked Kei Nishikori . The Briton will now hope to replicate last year's win over Wawrinka at the same stage, one of his best performances on clay. "Obviously for ...

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  • Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds
Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

They've played over 200 hockey games in the past two seasons, they're missing one of the world's best defenseman and they got embarrassed in Game's 3 & 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the 16th seeded team in the playoffs. Nashville was every bit the defending champs equal in the opening two games only to be undone by a pair of dominant bu...

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  • Tired talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant
Tired talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant

James has reportedly collaborated with fellow National Basketball Association superstar Kevin Durant on rap song during the 2011 lockout, according to ESPN . "It was very good". The first two games of the NBA Finals 2017 showed that the improved Warriors are too much to handle for the reigning NBA champions.

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  • 'I would consider it if Madrid made an offer:' Eden
'I would consider it if Madrid made an offer:' Eden

Chelsea have confirmed that forward Eden Hazard is to miss the next three months of action after undergoing an operation on a fractured ankle. The Belgian FA have confirmed that Chelsea star and national team captain Eden Hazard has broken his ankle while on global duty.

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  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors
Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

We understand who we are and we stay the course". Over the last three years, Stephen Curry has won a ton of games with the Golden State Warriors . Unless you're a Cavs fan, Game 3 was the best. Game 4 is Friday night. But the heavy minutes Cleveland's superstars were forced to play may have taken their toll down the stretch.

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  • NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998
NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

The final two buckets - Jonas Jerebko's jumper and Avery Bradley's game-winner - were both a result of the Cavs losing Bradley on a screen, because one player switched and his teammate didn't. "There's just no way you're going to win a game with that many turnovers", said King James postgame. "She told me every time I touch it, shoot it".

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  • Brilliant Blues claim Origin advantage
Brilliant Blues claim Origin advantage

But Walters will not be acting dramatically, telling media after the game that he will take his time to assess whether some fresh faces are needed in Queensland's squad. "It takes a lot of work behind the scenes to make that happen but that's not insurmountable and I think that's the way the sport's coverage is heading".

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  • John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off
John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off

The centre-back was taken off in the 26th minute, in reference to his squad number, during the victory over Sunderland last weekend. News of the plan could have alerted gamblers to a situation they might have looked for ways to exploit.

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  • Sailing-Oracle Team USA get America's Cup headstart with New Zealand win
Sailing-Oracle Team USA get America's Cup headstart with New Zealand win

Oracle battled the Emirates Team New Zealand boat in the 2013 final, winning yachting's most venerable and coveted trophy by just 44 seconds. As holders, Oracle Team USA will be in the final, regardless of how well they perform in the qualifiers.

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  • Murray Rounding into Form ahead of Nishikori QF Clash
Murray Rounding into Form ahead of Nishikori QF Clash

Murray will next play eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori , who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. "That was obviously unbelievable bit of skill", said Murray, referring to Paul Gascoigne's brilliant individual effort in a 2-0 England victory at Euro 1996.

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